Name Dr. M. Ravichandran
Date of Birth 18 May, 1965
Educational Qualifications
  • Ph.D degree in Physics from University of Pune
    Director at NCPOR, Goa (2016-2021)
    Scientist in Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (ESSO-IITM), Pune (1988 to 1997)
    National Institute of Ocean Technology (ESSO-NIOT), Chennai (1997-2001)
MoES Secretary
October 11, 2021 onwards
Present organisation Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES)
Present address Prithvi Bhavan, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003
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Important Positions held:
Years Institution Position held
October 11, 2021 onwards Ministry of Earth Sciences
Prithvi Bhavan, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003
2018-present Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) of International Science Council (Capacity Building) Vice-President
2016-present International Arctic Science committee (IASC)
Alternate Delegate-India, Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Indian Rep: Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs
Alternate Delegate-India, Antarctic Treaty System
Council Member
2012 to 2016 Indian Ocean Panel of GOOS/CLIVAR, Climate Research program of WCRP Co-Chair
2005 to 2016 International Argo Steering Team & Regional Argo Co-ordinator for the Indian Ocean Member
2010- 2017 SIBER (Sustained Indian Ocean Biogeochemical and Ecological Research ) Scientific Steering Committee Member
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